Washington state legislature strikes word ‘marijuana’ from state laws, citing racism – Bull Dog Reports


By Jon Brown

Fox News

The Washington State Legislature recently passed a bill replacing the word “marijuana” with “cannabis” in all state laws, citing the alleged racist origins of the Spanish word.

“The term ‘marijuana’ itself is pejorative and racist,” said Democratic state Rep. Melanie Morgan claimed during 2021 testimony regarding House Bill 1210, which she sponsored, according to local CBS affiliate KIRO 7.

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